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Manuel Ferrara


CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow, S.C.
Paseo de la Reforma 115
Piso 19
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico City
Languages Spanish, English

Manuel Ferrara is an Associate of the administrative litigation team. He has focused his practice in the field of constitutional, administrative and tax litigation.

He has participated in the implementation of legal defense strategies in federal and local administrative procedures, as well as means of challenge related to administrative and fiscal matters (administrative appeals, contentious trial and amparo trial) against laws, regulations, decrees, measures regulatory, administrative sanction procedures and administrative acts.

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Relevant experience

‑International Oil & Gas Company - Advising an IOC in a constitutional litigation initiated by Indigenous Communities of the Gulf of Mexico against several Mexican governmental authorities including CNH and SENER, in regards to acts related to the Energy Reform in the light of C169 - Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries.
‑Advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec CDPQ and a Mexican infrastructure fund in electricity industry regulation and litigation matters relating to 8 project companies (comprising SPVs for 4 wind projects and 4 solar projects) associated with the acquisition of a 1,700 MW portfolio from ENEL Green Power.

‑Advised Brookfield in electricity industry regulation and litigation matters relating the acquisition of 29 photovoltaic projects owned by X-Elio located in Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Spain and United States.

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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Law, 2008 - 2013

Escuela Libre de Derecho, Master’s degree in Constitutional Law, 2016-2018.

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